The Honorable Minister for Education is from Phuentsholing under Chhukha Dzongkhag.
His Excellency earned his Master's Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and Finance from the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands. His Excellency held the post of Chief Leadership Officer and Principal Trainer for the AMG group of Business before joining Politics. He has also served the Royal Government of Bhutan in the Public Service for over 10 years from 2002 to 2012 as the Head of Finance in the Ministry of Health (2002 – 2005), Head of Finance at the Royal University of Bhutan (2006 – 2009) and as Chief Finance Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest (2010 – 2012).
He also worked as a Social Science Researcher and Consultant for the Royal Government of Bhutan and other Corporate Entities. Apart from that he was also the National and Regional consultant and trainer in the field of Project Management, Leadership Development, Strategic Management, Financial Management, Fiscal Planning and Forecasting.
The Education Minister has great reverence for writers and is an avid reader. Some of his other passions include helping communities/societies, volunteering for social causes, collection of books, magazines, articles, artefacts and paintings, gardening, meditation, landscape painting and photography.
Official web site, http://www.education.gov.bt/index.php/ministers-office/